Superheroes have all sorts of powers, from flight to being bulletproof, but there's one superpower many would argue to be the very best of them all: the ability to travel through time. Throughout the years, there have been a ton of superheroes who have this ability. Some acquired it naturally, while others learned how to manipulate the space-time continuum through the use of some insane technology.
Let's face it: it's not easy to break out of one time and enter into another, but there are some who have done it. Leaving the obvious villains like Doctor Doom aside, the superheroes of Marvel, DC, Image, and other comic book universes have figured out time travel and have used it to help achieve their goals. Not everyone who jumps about in time ends up mucking it up and creating events like the Flash, but there are those who travel through time without creating much of a fuss.
Here is a list of popular superheroes that can control time, but it's up to you to determine who is the best! Whether you prefer Marvel's time travel stories or prefer the ones form DC, make your voice heard. Vote up your favorites and see which superhero jumps to the top as the greatest time-traveling superhero of them all!
Cable is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with X-Force and the X-Men. The character first appeared as Nathan Summers in Uncanny X-Men #201. Cable's identity was created by writer Louise Simonson and artist/co-writer Rob Liefeld and first appeared in The New Mutants #87. He is the son of Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor and the "half" brother of Rachel Summers. Cable was born in the present Marvel timeline but was sent into a distant future. ...more on Wikipedia
Appears In: Marvel Universe
Powers & Abilities: Psychokinesis, Telepathy, Hand-to-hand combat, Teleportation
The Flash is a fictional superhero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics #1. Nicknamed the Scarlet Speedster, the "Crimson Comet" and "The Blur", all incarnations of the Flash possess "super speed", which includes the ability to run and move extremely fast, use superhuman reflexes, and seemingly violate certain laws of physics. Thus far, four different characters—each of whom somehow gained the power of "super-speed"—have assumed the identity of the Flash: Jay Garrick, Barry Allen, Wally West, and Bart Allen. Before Wally and Bart's ascension to the mantle of the ...more on Wikipedia
Appears In: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Daddy Day Care, DC Universe
Powers & Abilities: Flight, Superhuman speed
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Appears In: Dr. Strange, Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme, Marvel Universe
Powers & Abilities: Flight, Magic in Harry Potter, Martial arts, Telepathy
Doctor Manhattan, often stylized as Dr. Manhattan, is a fictional character who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. He debuted in the graphic novel miniseries Watchmen, published in 1986 and 1987. ...more on Wikipedia
Appears In: Watchmen, Watchmen
Powers & Abilities: Flight, Precognition, Teleportation